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Cava Restaurant

1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
+1 860-628-2282
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
“risotto” (20 reviews)
“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cava was a great experience! I made reservations in advance and was sat within 10 min of showing up on time. We sat on the rooftop and we were fortunate enough to have gotten such a wonderful server! Very attentive, recommended her favorite dishes and...More

1  Thank D'Ante F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the things we ordered taste the same as something that you could make at home with a jar of sauce.

Thank tskman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not have to wait for our table which was much appreciated having made a reservation. Meal was excellent; tasty, hot and well presented. The wait staff was very efficient, did not have to ask for water refill, which suggest good observation skills. Our only...More

Thank Hally M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We celebrated a family members birthday there. Took an hour to settle our bill. They don’t allow separate checks. So bill comes to $1200.00 that includes tips. They should tell people in advance or have an atm machine so folks can get cash. It was...More

Thank rozdouglass
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with my family on the rooftop and it was beautiful. Felt like I was on vacation. Server was so attentive and the service was good. Dry ice drinks were cool. Chose the surf and turf and the stuffing in the lobster tail was...More

2  Thank Brianna C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We have dined in the pub room several times and have always found the food,service and atmosphere great. We decided to try the new roof top. Big mistake....not sure if management's priorities have changed....but the service was so bad we never got to the food....More

Thank winniwen
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Never again will we give this place our money. The waitress said that if we did the appetizer for $13 a person (at that time 7 people) was we would each get a small sample of every appetizer. Imagine our dismay when a very small...More

1  Thank S D
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

It still saddens me that this restaurant hasn’t improved the quality of their food. Been here numerous times and each time is just as disappointing. We decided to give it another try as the weather was perfect for their beautiful rooftop bar. Unfortunately the food...More

Thank Melrocco
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Went to a business dinner here with some colleagues, the food was first rate and the roof top was excellent. Will definitely be back in the future!

1  Thank Ed D
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but things went downhill quickly - waiter took our wine and appetizer order and ten minutes later wine came and waiter asked if we wanted to try order an appetizer. Calamari was ok not bad and not great. My wife ordered a pasta...More

2  Thank Quinnipiac10
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28 July 2018|
Response from Jane K | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It appears to be super fancy, but as long as you dress nice [i.e. no jeans, sweatpants, etc.] you'll be fine.
17 April 2018|
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Response from Beechlover1232 | Reviewed this property |
I would some nights can be busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-628-2282
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Cava has established itself as a taste of luxury. An experience of Old world charm and romance, both in its decor and cuisine. Its upscale fine dining experience caters to those looking for an evening out, a special occasion, or private events. The cuisine is authentic Italian, using the finest ingredients. The menu alone exceeds any expectation. The daily additions to the menu, both appetizers and entrees are prepared daily by our executive chef based on the freshest market products. Cava expresses its zest in season, both during the holidays, and on our cocktail list. There's a charm with each season, that should be brought to the table.The luxurious decor reflects the old world charm, with modern nuances. The warm feeling of home, paired with a featured glass of wine is sure to put your mind at ease. Each room has a separate serenity encompassed by different fixtures. The "Fireplace room" and it's cozy, warm candle lit atmosphere will soothe you and your guests after a long day at the office, or for a romantic evening. The "sunroom", filled with light, white linen, and paired with the right company, makes for an impressive room for a private dining, or the right place to impress that someone special. The "sunroom" serves as a private banquet room for all occasions.When the sun sets, and the lights are low the "Main DIning Room" has a grand dining table for occasions with more intimate groups. Everyone can enjoy a cocktail,or glass of wine, at the granite top bar, surrounded by dark cherry wood. There is a more casual atmosphere in the back tavern, with high top tables for a "girls night out" or just a couple appetizers while watching "the game".In addition to the dining experience, the cuisine has upscale items with aged Angus certified steaks, fresh atlantic salmon, pasta dishes, lighter fare, and authentic flavors throughout. Cava strives to leave an impression. The dining experience is that of traditional Italian, perfect for a relaxing meal. Cava is well renowned for elegant private events. Private dining events range from wedding receptions, baby showers, bridal showers, business meetings, cocktail hours, birthdays, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, and all business functions. Private rooms are available for any events.
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